Rhode Island

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Featured Seaports & Lighthouses

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association

Route 138, Shore Point Rd. Jamestown, RI 02835. 401-423-3270. The oldest lighthouse located on the Atlantic coast with a view of the Narragansett Bay. Free/Suggested Donation.

Block Island Southeast Light

Mohegan Bluffs, Block Island, RI 02807. 401-466-5009. A 52 feet high light tower and a museum displaying the Fresnel lens with a tour of the lighthouse. Free/Fee.

Rose Island Lighthouse

Rose Island, Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI 02840. 401-847-4242. Built in 1869, a living museum with photographs and relics from the past. Fee.